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ATHERTON

Buckheit offers Atherton council deal to resolve lawsuit

Saying he's "willing to be reasonable if you are," Atherton resident Jon Buckheit told the Atherton City Council on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 20, 2011 at 6:04 pm | 58 comments | 4678 Views

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Police calls

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 20, 2011 at 7:57 am | 3 comments | 1886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter's Guide: Las Lomitas school board candidates weigh in on issues

Four parents are vying for the chance to help lead the Las Lomitas School District forward at a time its enviable curriculum...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Jan 20, 2011 at 2:23 am | 8 comments | 2154 Views

ATHERTON

Woman injured in fall at M-A High parking lot

An 80-year-old woman was hospitalized Sunday night, Jan. 16, after she tripped on a speed bump and fell in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ben, on Jan 19, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 2 comments | 1699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Turning our old garbage system upside down and inside out

Neither the local jurisdictions or Recology have done a very good job of retraining us on managing our waste stream INSIDE...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jan 19, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 24 comments | 2767 Views

MENLO PARK

MP in the news?

Anyone know why a CBS5 news crew was interviewing councilman Cline outside his home early this evening?...

Original post made by Tristan on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by looking on, on Jan 19, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1231 Views

MENLO PARK

Arizona shooting has investigators looking at threats to Leland Yee

With potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her confrontational style of politicking in the news...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 19, 2011 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 1393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle Chaos

Yesterday, at about 10:30 AM, at the intersection of Sand Hill Road and Portola Road, while I was waiting to turn left onto...

Original post made by Local Driver on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 18, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 65 comments | 4565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian calls Brown's budget a 'grown-up' plan

For years, state Sen. Joe Simitian has been repeating a budget mantra: "Spend less; collect more; do it now." Gov. Jerry...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Charles, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 2364 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Lining up against the death penalty

A recent news report said that the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office soon will make a decision whether or not to...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tony Press, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 17, 2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Left Neglected - Lisa Genova 2 Sentry - Robert Crais 3 Freedom - Jonathan Franzen 4 Lost Gate -...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jan. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1294 Views

MENLO PARK

Apple's Steve Jobs takes third medical leave

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has announced that he will take another medical leave of absence. Jobs, 55, sent a letter to employees...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1629 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Friday: Services for Celeste Henzel, 60

Celeste Mariana Schmitt Henzel of Portola Valley, a top ranked real estate agent on the Peninsula, died Nov. 6 of cancer...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Tina Brewer, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 3118 Views

MENLO PARK

Triumphs, trials, and two cents

John Boyle and Heyward Robinson have a few things in common — both served on the Menlo Park City Council for one term....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by thx, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1788 Views

MENLO PARK

Cell phone antennas proposed for Nealon Park

Many Menlo Park residents may not know about T-Mobile's plans to install cell phone antennas in Nealon Park. They reportedly...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Cavil, on Jan 16, 2011 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

POST buys 97 acres near La Honda

The Peninsula Open Space Trust has acquired 97.5 acres of land on the western side of the Santa Cruz range near La Honda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by Maggie Heilman, on Jan 15, 2011 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1595 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Getting off of Gentry Magazine's distribution list

Anyone know how to get off of Gentry Magazine's distribution list? I'm not interested in the content/tone of the editorials...

Original post made by Local Resident on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by sourgrapes, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 5 comments | 1880 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remembering Betty -- and Country Almanac

Betty Fry, who died Dec. 30 in Nevada City, is still making her mark on the Midpeninsula every week, as the local newspaper...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2263 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo townhomes approved

The Menlo Park City Council got the new year off to a productive start. In less than an hour, without much debate or even...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by looking on, on Jan 13, 2011 at 9:58 pm | 6 comments | 2402 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park should not welcome Facebook

I just read where our City Manager said he would be delighted if Facebook were to come into the Sun Micro campus. Why! Does...

Original post made by looking on on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Doctrine of Relation Back?, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 41 comments | 3151 Views
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